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Erin Lopes (left) and Abby Chace stand in front of one of the many Christmas trees at Winterfest.

Photo Gallery: East Providence Winterfest 2014

Photo Gallery: East Providence Winterfest 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE — “April” showers, unfortunately, greeted the opening of the annual December East Providence Winterfest Saturday evening, but several hearty souls still descended upon the Senior Grounds to view the displays and welcome Santa Claus to town. East Providence Post photographer Tim Marshall chronicled the event in the photo gallery below.

A 45-year-old man is believed to have died by overdose at the Americas Best Value Inn on Newport Avenue.

East Providence Police Log: Officers investigate overdose, suicide, stabbing

EAST PROVIDENCE — In the last week East Providence Police have investigated an apparent drug overdose death, a suicide and a drug deal gone bad. After receiving a missing person report on November 30, Providence Police notified local law enforcement the following day of the apparent and unfortunately successful suicide of 17-year-old Riverside male. The

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The Post, East Providence businesses team up for free holiday give-away

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and businesses throughout the city are offering readers a chance to win prizes through our Holiday Rewards program. There is no cost. All you have to do is visit The Post’s Facebook page and “Join” the Holiday Rewards event (click the link below) by Dec. 10. Good luck! And

Thomas A. Rose Jr. is sworn in as ceremonial mayor by supreme court justice William Robinson during the inauguration ceremony at  city hall.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Peers promote Rose to East Providence Council president, mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Thomas A. Rose Jr. was selected by his city council peers as its president and ceremonial mayor during an inauguration ceremony for the latest crop of East Providence’s elected and appointed officials held Monday evening, Dec. 1, at City Hall. Mr. Rose, entering his third term as the Ward 3 representative on

Kyron Lopes' touchdown accounted for the winning margin as LaSalle defeated East Providence on Thanksgiving Day.

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kyron Lopes’ five-yard touchdown run proved the difference in LaSalle Academy’s  24-21 win over East Providence in the 86th annual Thanksgiving Day game between the sides played Thursday, Nov. 27. On the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium the contest was one of the many great games played at there through the


Thanksgiving Day football: LaSalle outlasts East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE —  LaSalle Academy outlasted East Providence, 24-21, to win the 86th edition of the teams’ Thanksgiving Day football classic Thursday, Nov. 27, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The Rams held a 17-14 lead at halftime courtesy of an Andrew Salzillo field goal, which barely made it over the crossbar. The Townies’ scores came on


East Providence Gallery: Stringfellow dedication/Pierce Field 75th anniversary

EAST PROVIDENCE — During halftime of the 2014 East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football game, November 27, a ceremony was held noting the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium as well as the dedication of the press box there to long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow along with his wife Sheila.

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East Providence celebrates Pierce Stadium’s diamond anniversary

EAST PROVIDENCE — Truly the “jewel of the city,” East Providence’s Pierce Memorial Stadium celebrates its diamond anniversary this month. Seventy-five years ago, on November 30, 1939, the stadium opened to the public with the playing of the Thanksgiving Day football game between then burgeoning rivals East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy. The host

Photo by Tim Marshall: Long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow accepts a  Council resolution at its August 19 meeting at City Hall naming the Pierce Stadium press box after himself and his wife Sheila.

City cements Stringfellow’s East Providence football legacy

EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2014 edition of the East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football outing isn’t just another meeting of the rivals for one legendary local figure and the ground upon which the game is annually contested. This fall marks the noteworthy 75th anniversary of venerable Pierce Memorial Stadium as host of the